Among the famous web browsers, UC Browser is surely a familiar name to a large number of users. This is a product of Alibaba Group. Also, it is one of the most popular applications in the app stores of many mobile platforms such as Android, iOS, and Windows. Especially in Google Play, this browser has more than 500 million downloads. Following the success of UC Browser, the UC Web development team has recently launched a follow-up product with the “purple squirrel” icon, which is called UC Browser Turbo. This is a lightweight but full feature of UC Browser. It is suitable for devices with low-end devices. Or simply, you can use it for browsing the web quickly, blocking ads and enjoying many other unique features.
About UC Browser Turbo
UC Browser Turbo is a web browser for mobile platforms from Alibaba. Users can use it instead of the default browser to access the web, read news, social media, or buy online. Similar to Chrome, Firefox, and Safari, UC Turbo is the latest generation from the UC Web production team. It allows you to enjoy the powerful, smooth features, free RAM and many other useful utilities. Compared to its predecessor – UC Browser, UC Turbo has many significant changes in terms of the interface and features. In particular, the app works faster and smoother than UC Browser because the interface is intuitive and small, as well as everything has been optimized. Although the app has been newly available in the market, it has had more than 10 million downloads on Google Play.
The key features
In this new product, UC Turbo not only changes the interface but also adds and upgrades many new features. It promises to bring a good user experience. Here are some of the outstanding features of the app:
If you love Minimalist, UC Turbo will surely win your heart.
New design with changes: Logo is replaced with purple. Compares to the previous yellow, this color brings a strong feeling to users. The corners of fonts, icons, images are almost round to bring a soft experience. Also, the main interface eliminates the news stream section to help the layout with more space, bringing a sense of comfort to the eyes. In the main gray and white interface, the approach is familiar, which remind us of Apple products.
Moreover, the app’s interface aims a neat and bright product. Besides, it has improved the download speed significantly.
Many useful tools
In addition to being able to access websites, UC Turbo has many useful tools. Users need to click on the hexagon in the main interface to open the My Tools section. In which, there are 6 interesting utilities including:
- Video downloader: Users need to enter the URL of the video into the box and click download. After the video is analyzed, you need to select the appropriate resolution and download it. Then, the video will be stored in your device.
- Private space: At this point, you can keep your videos and website secure by setting a password.
- QR code generator: add the information you want in the box to create your QR code.
- Search by image: add images from a new album or capture. In which, the tool will help you find information about photos on Google.
- Check network speed: You can see parameters, such as Ping, Download/Upload speed.
- Whatapp status downloader: Users can save their Whatapp status to the device.
UC Turbo is effective in blocking advertisements on websites. However, some ads will be overlooked. At this point, you can manually block them by touching ads in 3s and choose to block this ad, or select “Report advertisement page” in the toolbar section. This step is for sending requests to the production team about websites that contain ads but haven’t been able to block. You should use the app in conjunction with an ad-blocking utility on the mobile like Adguard, or Adaway.
In the app, Night mode is a unique feature that is not available in many other web browsers. When using this mode, the web page background will be changed from white to black, and the text will be from black to white. At night, the screen will reduce blue light, bringing a pleasant feeling to the eyes. Besides, users can set to turn on this feature in the evening.
According to the production team, UC Turbo is upgraded to the server, which helps users speed up and stabilize the download process. Also, they set the download stream to a high level, so the download speed will be greatly enhanced. You will see that the files downloading speed is at the highest speed and usually with an unlimited bandwidth.
Personalize the homepage
Besides, users can change the background image of the home page with photos in private albums or photos available from the app. Also, you can turn off the wallpaper to return to the default view. The “UC Turbo” logo may hide or change the light and dark colors. Besides, the toolbar can be changed according to 3 modes: function, voice and light. You can add a favorite website to the homepage for quick access or delete all for an empty homepage.
Many convenient operations
The regular gestures when browsing the web are extremely convenient so that users do not take too much manipulation to navigate. Also, you just need to touch the toolbar when browsing the web and move your finger right and left to: open a tab, close a tab, move a tab. After that, you can switch back to the previously viewed pages by swiping from left to right to go back and back swipe to move forward. Or you can scroll from the top to reload the page, and drag from the bottom to the home page.
Cloud computing technology
This is the strength of UC Turbo in the browser market. Thanks to this technology, the app will compress your data, helping you surf the web faster and saving significant data. Besides, this technology also helps to speed up the download process.
Some other features
In addition to the outstanding features, UC Turbo has some other features, specifically:
- Multi-language support: there are 10 languages for you to choose from.
- Safe browsing: Incognito mode will not save your browsing history.
- Download videos: Users can save videos to your device to watch them anywhere, even without a network.
With the improvement compared to the previous version, as well as other competitive browsers. UC Turbo will be a serious competitor in the near future. The browser promises to bring you whole new browsing experience. If you are looking for a web browser with a simple and modern interface; fast speed, security, lots of useful tools, and great features. UC Turbo is the best choice for users.